On Sunday morning, December 25, the plane of the Ministry of defense of Russia Tu-154 disappeared when departing from Sochi from radar screens. On Board the plane EN route to Latakia (Syria), was 91 people.
It was soon confirmed that the aircraft crashed, RIA Novosti reported.
According to preliminary data, the cause of the crash of the Tu-154 to Sochi was a technical malfunction or a piloting error. Weather conditions were good.
Onboard there were 83 passengers and 8 crew members.
TASS reported that on Board the plane were musicians of the Alexandrov ensemble and nine media representatives.
In the Russian defense Ministry reported that the musicians of the Alexandrov ensemble was supposed to perform at the airport Hamim with a Christmas concert.
To search for the plane involved in all search and rescue aviation units of the southern military district in Krasnodar region and neighboring regions, said the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.
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